San Antonio International Airport Receives Two Grants Totaling Almost $8 Million

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Erin Rodriguez
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San Antonio (September 20, 2022) – San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has been awarded two grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for two construction projects.

The grants totaling almost $8 million are from the Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG) program and will help fund these projects:
  • $5.4 million will go towards the Emergency Response Road project, which will reconstruct various sections of the airfield Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle access roadway totaling 5,570 linear feet of concrete pavement.
  • $2.3 million will be allocated for the West Apron Taxilane Reconstruction project, which will reconstruct more than 31,000 square feet of apron and taxilane pavement.

The AIG program is intended to modernize our nation's infrastructure through capital investments in airports. The BIL was signed into law by President Biden on November 15, 2021.

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"This funding will help us continue moving towards our goal of making San Antonio International Airport the best it can be," said Jesus Saenz, Jr., Director of Airports, San Antonio Airport System. "These grants make it possible for us to grow, strengthen and maintain our high safety standards."

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